Suspect caught on camera snatching woman's purse in Manhattan

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The NYPD wants to identify the man who attacked and robbed a woman this Thursday in Manhattan.

Surveillance video shows the suspect both before and after the purse snatching.

The thief struck on West 28th Street, just off 5th Avenue a bit after 5 a.m.

He grabbed the purse from a 72-year-old woman, causing her to fall to the ground.

She suffered minor injuries.

He got away with some cash, her cell phone, and her purse.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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